“Three Stories”–Page 8

Probably one of my favorite pages yet that I’ve drawn. Lots of good use of spot blacks here.

For the Trees and Hills anthology Shelter, 2010.

The context for this story is the financial disaster of the late Bush dynasty and the following housing crisis, but the details on squatting in a property came from “Squatter Homes and Garden,” a 2004 Pittsburgh City Paper article by the talented Julie Mickens. I carried a clipping of this article around for five years before I found out when I’d need it, but I was so glad when I did.

 

 

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I'm a cartoonist and illustrator; a graduate of the Center for Cartoon Studies. Having survived the long-promised 2012 apocalypse, I am now my own post-apocalyptic hero. Hello!

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